By Pat Barone
Successful weight management requires a lifestyle change that includes healthy eating patterns and lots of activity. Making far-reaching changes may be even more challenging if you are involved in relationships that promote or support an unhealthy approach to eating and exercise.
For example, does... Read More
By Laura Ng
We spent one third of our life sleeping -- an activity that's seemingly useless. But we need sleep as much as we need oxygen and food. Sleep is important to us. It increases one's work efficiency, extends one's lifespan, cures illnesses. One should not deprive him/herself of sleep.
But during our lives,... Read More
by William Winch
Each year, more that 300 new junk foods are introduced to the marketplace. Compare that to the 10 new health foods that are introduced each year, and you can see why America has an obesity epidemic. How can a person successfully stay on a healthy weight loss program with so many junk... Read More
By Juliet Cohen
Healthy habits are an important parts of growing up. There are an infinite number of positive acts you can take for your well-being. One can get good health by setting basic rules in life. Eating is an essential and important part of life. One can get good health by setting basic rules in life and... Read More
You are about to walk out of the supermarket and there it is, that sweet jelly donut you've been craving all day. You know you shouldn't have it. What do you do?
Well, you have two options. You could accede to your desires and buy that donut and feel guilty later, or choose a healthier alternative. It is hard to believe there are healthy foods out there that are tasty as well. But there are plenty of ways to come off the sweet... Read More
A journal documenting your dieting journey can be a beneficial tool to ensure achieving weight-loss success. Keeping a record of your efforts and analyzing what works and what does not is tantamount to creating a personal support system.
Your journal can consist of much more than a simple food diary. It can contain detailed information about your exercise efforts, your feelings and behaviors -- whatever will raise self-awareness and keep... Read More
While many people turn to the latest fad diet or diet program in hopes of "losing 10 pounds in 10 days!" or experiencing "fast weight loss overnight!" few people actually get results from these programs and end up gaining weight from their yo-yo dieting habits in the long-term. Experts say that more than 90 percent of dieters fail at losing a significant amount of weight because they cannot stick with the program long enough to make it a... Read More
Exercising and dieting are tasks that are very difficult for many of us -- just the thought of it makes us queasy. There are some simple ways to get out and get fit, and you just might enjoy yourself, too.
Some people like to get up and head to the gym every morning, before most of us are even out of bed. We all know that even a little exercise will be good for us, but we just don't have the time or the motivation. Gym memberships... Read More
At first glance, smoking and exercising do not seem to go hand in hand. Smokers are generally not known for their stamina and overall good health. They do, however, put their health in jeopardy if they do not engage in some kind of exercise to offset the health effects of smoking. If you are a smoker, this is probably not what you want to hear. But there is good news; exercise can help to keep your general health in a better state. ... Read More
By Ron Subs
Diets like Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers and Nutrisystem offer a diet and fitness diary with their plan. Before you throw it away with the packaging, you might want to take it out and try using it for awhile. These journals are great tools for your weight loss success.
1. Record the foods you eat. There... Read More